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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

BNP leader Tariqul taken to Singapore for treatment

| By Asian Age Online
BNP standing committee member Tariqul Islam was taken to Singapore on Tuesday morning for better treatment.
 BNP leader Tariqul taken to Singapore for treatment

IC $340m pledged for Rohingya

| By Asian Age Online
The international community, which came together at a pledging conference on Rohingys in Geneva, has vowed to stand with the refugees in Bangladesh and committed
IC $340m pledged for Rohingya

US plans sanctions over Myanmar

| By Asian Age Online
The United States is taking steps and considering a range of further actions over Myanmar's treatment of its Rohingya Muslim minority, including targeted sanctions under
US plans sanctions over Myanmar

BNP leader MK Anwar passes away

| By Asian Age Online
BNP standing committee member and former minister MK Anwar died in the early hours
BNP leader MK Anwar passes away

Ronaldo FIFA's best for 2017

| By Asian Age Online
Real Madrid's Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo was crowned the best soccer player in the world for the second year running at
Ronaldo FIFA's best for 2017

Police raid ‘terror hideout’ in Jessore

| By Asian Age Online
Police say the man they have arrested in a raid on a suspected militant hideout in Jessore is a
 Police raid ‘terror hideout’ in Jessore

New gas field explored

| By AA Correspondent
State-run organization Bangladesh Petro-leum Exploration and Production Company (Bapex) has explored a new gas field at Shahbazpur in Bhola. Bapex is optimistic about finding around 700 billion cubic
New gas field explored

Bangladesh first, ties to reach new heights

| By AA Correspondent
Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said Bangladesh gets priority among all India's neighbors as per its neighborhood policy. "Our foreign policy follows neighborhood first approach.
Bangladesh first, ties to reach new heights

Jordanian Queen urges greater int'l response

| By News Desk
Jordan's Queen Rania Al-Abdullah has called on the international community to stand up to the injustices inflicted on Rohingyas during her visit to the Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp
Jordanian Queen urges greater int'l response

Nat'l Youth Dev Institute Bill okayed

| By AA Correspondent
The Cabinet yesterday approved the draft of 'The Sheikh Hasina National Youth Development Institute Bill, 2017' aimed at institutionalizing the existing Sheikh Hasina National Youth Centre through bringing

Yunus never praised BD, says Joy

| By News Desk
Prime Minister's Information and Communication Technology Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy yesterday urged the countrymen not to lose confidence in own country. "Awami League reestablished democracy in the
Yunus never praised BD, says Joy

Don't destroy image

| By News Desk
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj yesterday said Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has advised Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi not to "destroy" her image over her stance

Arrest order for Tarique, ETV journos

| By AA Correspondent
A Dhaka court yesterday issued warrants for the arrest of BNP Senior Vice-Chairman Tarique Rahman and two senior journalists of Ekushey TV in a sedition case.Dhaka
Arrest order for Tarique, ETV journos

'Rohingya children, women at acute risk'

| By Saleem Samad
When the United Nati-ons officials, donor governments and humanitarian organizations met in Gen-eva, UNICEF expre-ssed concern over thousands of Rohingya children and women are still without basic lifesaving

57,226 people killed, 93,506 injured

| By Tapan Khan
A total of 57,226 persons were killed and 93,506 received serious injuries in 51,669 road accidents in the country during the last era starting from 2005, a research

Cops cordon off 'militant den' in Jessore

| By Asian Age Online
Law enforcers have cordoned off a building in Birampur area of Jessore suspecting it a militant hideout.
Cops cordon off 'militant den' in Jessore

Sohel Taj’s suitcase ‘searched without permission

| By Asian Age Online
Former state minister for Home Affairs Tanjim Ahmad Sohel Taj has alleged that his “suitcase was broken and searched without his permission” at Shahjalal International
Sohel Taj’s suitcase ‘searched without permission

Arrest warrants issued against Apan Jewellers owners

| By Asian Age Online
Two separate courts in Dhaka have issued arrest warrants against three owners of Apan Jewellers in three money laundering cases after they misused the privilege
Arrest warrants issued against Apan Jewellers owners

340,000 children ‘outcast and desperate’ in squalid Bangladesh: Unicef

| By Asian Age Online
At least 340,000 Rohingya Muslim children are living in dire conditions without adequate access to food, water and healthcare in Bangladesh refugee camps, the United
340,000 children ‘outcast and desperate’ in squalid Bangladesh: Unicef

London introduces vehicle pollution levy

| By Asian Age Online
London brought in a new levy on the oldest and most polluting cars entering the city centre from Monday, almost doubling how much motorists have
London introduces vehicle pollution levy

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